Meet Greg Gratton, Owner of Birmingham’s Legendary Green Acres Cafe

Subject Birmingham; Green Acres Cafe; Greg Gratton Description That restaurant was Green Acres Café, which is located in the downtown Birmingham Fourth Avenue Historic District, one of the largest commercial sectors for Black-owned businesses in Alabama and across the Southeast. Creator By Birmingham Times Source Publisher […]

Cavalier Johnson becomes first African American elected mayor of Milwaukee, defeats Bob Donovan in the spring general election

Subject Mayor of Milwaukee; Cavalier Johnson; Elections Description Cavalier Johnson made history Tuesday — and brought a new generation to political power at City Hall — becoming the first African American elected as Milwaukee’s mayor. Johnson, who was born, raised and still lives on the city’s north side, overwhelmed former south […]

Ishmael Reed Among Winners Of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Subject Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards; Literature; Ishmael Reed Description Author, playwright and longtime champion of multiculturalism Ishmael Reed is receiving a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to literature. *Estimated Reading Level: 10th grade – entry level college * Creator Source Publisher AP and File

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